EuroDoc 2018 – SiN Delegation READY

The annual edition of the Eurodoc Conference will be held on April 18-19 in Tampere, Finland. The event will focus on the challenges of research careers and employment. The delegation from SiN is all geared up to attend the conference. The event would be followed by the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Eurodoc. SiN being a national organisation, our board members will be the official representatives of the Ph.D and early-stage researchers of Norway at the Eurodoc AGM. 

Read more about it in the link here .


Hearing Reply – Regulations on appointment for the position of Associate professor and Professor

SiN has recently replied to a hearing on regulations about the appointment to the position of Associate Professor and Professor. The new regulation puts a higher emphasis on the ‘competence in teaching’ as criteria for the recruitment. SiN supports that competence beyond the minimum requirement should count as the position of associate professor/professor is usually a position where the time spent between research and teaching is distributed to 50% each. However, SiN also suggests that in order to make it fair and practical; candidates should be given the opportunity to acquire and demonstrate this competence through an academic career path.

Click read more for our full hearing reply (in Norwegian), or see the pdf document here.

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